Singapore Biennale 2006
Saturday, December 04, 2004
The Other House
66 Rowell Road
Founded in 2004, The Other House is a point along the journey of life where inquisitive minds meet. The analogies are that of a tent and a guesthouse, where visiting artists gather, play, and rest.
Dennis Tan is the founder and the Housekeeper of The Other House. He is an interdisciplinary artist who is trained in Fine Art in Singapore and Architecture in Australia. In deciphering the contempory, he uses the process of bricolage. He is an installation, a performance artist, and a writer.
Foo Aiwei is the co-founder of The Other House. Born in Sarawak, Malaysia; she was trained in Fine Art in Singapore and then went to Australia and founded a fashion label, 'mu'. She is an interdisciplinary artist who uses her knowledge of Fashion Merchandising. She writes, and uses text and font in her works.
Yang Ge, also known as Younger, is the other co-founder of The Other House. Born in Shanxi, China in 1981, he has experienced the Policies Reform in China. He is a multi-media artist.
Teresa Teo Guttensohn is The Other Housemate. A performance artist and a painter, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and recently showed at Substation's SeptFest.
Annabelle Felise Aw is the current administrator for The Other House. Trained in Visual Communications from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, she is pursuing Art Management with LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts.
Rutherford Chang and Emily Chua, the latest Other Housemates, are artists engaged with the mass media. Rytherford has attended the liberal arts college Wesleyan at Connecticut, United States.
Other Other Housemates from overseas who have gathered are: Seiji Shimoda and Takuji Kogo (Japan), Boris Nieslony (Germany), Dao (French/Thailand), John Mata and Monica Jdyer (United States), Jim Prevett (United Kingdom), and Paul Bai (Australia).
Teh Chan Kerk is the founder of Impasto Art Junction, a painting educational centre for adults from all walks of life, and the owner of Chankerk Studio.
He has 10 years of experience in conducting adult professional painting workshops at various locations including the region's leading arts academy - Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.
Chankerk was the chairman of Sentosa Artist Village from 2001 - 2004, and is presently the chairman of the art group - Two Right Feet.
ABOUT CLAY COVE
With a passion for pottery and working with children, two high-flying management consultants left the corporate world and founded Clay Cove to specialize in teaching pottery-making to children.
At Clay Cove, Moni and Magdalen aspire to promote right-brain creativity development activities through pottery-making to all children in Singapore. Pottery-making is the process of transforming clay into ceramics.
The structured curriculum is fun, interactive and encourages individual creativity and inter-communication among the students.Through the teachers' facilitation, the students are guided to learn basic pottery techniques and encouraged to add on their own designs to personalize their creations. The curriculum also enhances the younger student's creative movement motor skills such as rolling, pinching and shaping.
Regular weekend classes are conducted throughout the year with special thematic programmes during the school holidays. Students begin with basic lessons and progress on to intermediate and many advance lessons. After making their own masterpieces, the children will paint it with their favourite colours. All of our students have found great joy and increased confidence through pottery-making.
Apart from lessons at the studio, Clay Cove also conducts pottery appreciation workshops and lessons at the venue of your choice. For corporations seeking special corporate gifts, Clay Cove will work with corporations to design and create that differentiating gift.
To find out more about pottery making @ Clay Cove, call Moni or Magdalen at 6738-7522, e-mail us at moni and followed by @claycove.com or mag and followed by @claycove.com or just drop by at #03-45 Specialists' Shopping Centre, 277 Orchard Road.
11- 27 December 2004
This Christmas, The Arts House presents a quiet place for you to escape from the cares of the world into the realm of dream and play. The Gallery transforms into many places of dreams as collectible toys, beds and space fused to create an experience that celebrates the child in all of us. Come by, this exhibition gives another reason never to stop believing in dreams and play.
Free | 10am- 10pm | Gallery, The Arts House
1 Old Parliament Lane
Enquiries: 6 332 6919
New art gallery at River Valley Road
At Red Sea Gallery on River Valley Road there is a new small but extremely friendly school opened which caters for art classes for children (Age 5 to 7, 8 to 10 and 11 to 13) and ceramcis classes for adults. For more information write to creatingwaves and followed by @redseagallery.com.
Bodhi Art is a newly established gallery at Neil Road, Singapore in 2004, dedicated to bringing the best of contemporary art from India to Singapore and south-east Asia.
F. N. SOUZA
LALU PRASAD SHAW
ANJOLIE ELA MENON
M. F. HUSAIN
S. H. RAZA
S. HARSHA VARDHAN
SHYAMAL DUTTA ROY
STPI End of the Year Exhibition
27 Nov – 18 Dec 2004
Highlights from the STPI Exhibitions and exciting developments for 2005
The End of the Year Exhibition at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI) will be an art show with a difference. This time, the public too are being invited to take part in the exhibition, by making prints at workshops being held this December. It’s the first time STPI has opened up the Institute in this way, and more is to come in 2005.
End of the Year Exhibition
· Prints and works in paper pulp by STPI's invited artists: Donald Sultan, Pacita Abad, Chua Ek Kay, Ong Kim Seng, Bernard Quesniaux, and Tan Swie Hian.
· A glimpse of yet-to-be-released prints by Indonesian artist Srihadi Soedarsono and Chinese artist Zhu Wei. Actual woodblocks created to make the prints will also be on display.
Print Making Workshop
For the first time, there will be 3 basic printmaking workshops this December. The workshops are open to anyone and great for both children and adults. Each participant makes their own small print, then all the prints will be assembled into one very large print and put on display in the gallery. For more details and to book places call Imelda Tan on 6336 3663 or email email@example.com. Cost $25 per person.
Singapore Tyler Print Institute
41 Robertson Quay (off Muhd. Sultan Road, next to The Pier condominiums) Singapore 238236
Tel: (65) 6336 3663 Fax: (65) 6336 3553 URL: www.stpi.com.sg
Closed on Sundays and Public Holdays
Mondays by appointment only
The Future of Imagination # 2
international performance art event
8 to 12 December 2004
Sculpture Square, Singapore
“The Future of Imagination”, a time based art event and live art meeting was first held at the Substation on 6 December 2003. Given the limited budget and other intrinsic conditions of the local art scene, we are proud to say that the event was a considerable success.
We would like to reiterate our concerns and aspirations to reinvigorate a positive situation for performance art and time-based art practitioners in Singapore. Our aims remain to significantly re-define and to kindle interests to the practice of performance art and time-based art.
We appeal to seek out a more leveled understanding to this art form and to positively present it as a critical art practice along with the diverse cultural arenas in visual arts, theater, dance, music and literature. “The Future of Imagination” makes available a platform for the meeting of performance art practice, with purposeful inclination towards a positive reception and discourse in Singapore.
This year, we would like to continue to give an affirmative profile and provide a platform for the practice of this art form by organizing “The Future of Imagination # 2”. In doing so we hope to continue our efforts to raise a heightened awareness and appreciation for performance, live art and time-based art as a legitimate art form in itself.
“The Future of Imagination # 2” intends to cross-examine performance and live art practice within the international context. We would like to invite foreign artists whose work has questioned or attempt to share a continuing interest in the cultural constructs of identity in the global situation and current trends of contemporary art practice. In the present age of intense globalization we as artists organizers sincerely believe that such an event will help increase international cultural exchange and understanding as well as being an accentuation of our artistic practice, research and development.
Last year we invited artists/writers as official chroniclers in order to document the event in writing as well as in photography and video. We would like to follow-up on these efforts to encourage an engaged discourse by holding a forum and dvd/book launch based on the writings and documentation of last year’s invited writers, videographer and photographers. An exhibition, book launch and video screening will be held on the first day. An afternoon forum on “Re-positioning Performance Art” will be held on 11 December and the performances will take place over the next 4 evenings at The Sculpture Square.
8th December 2004, 6.30pm
Future of Imagination-live art meeting Book launch
What alive! video screening, curated by Lee Wen
Live performance presentation
Lee Wen (Singapore/Japan)
Jason Lim (Singapore)
9th December 2004, 7.00pm
Live performance presentation
Roddy Hunter (UK) – durational performance (11am to 11 pm)
Padungsak Kotchasumrong (Thailand)
Dennis Tan (Singapore)
Sakiko Yamaoka (Japan)
Jeremy Hiah (Singapore)
10th December 2004, 7.00pm
Live performance presentation
Julie Andree T. & Dominic Gagnon (Canada)
Ray Langenbach (Malaysia/ U.S.A.)
Lynn Lu (Singapore)
Ben Denham (Australia)
Marilyn Arsem (U.S.A.)
11th December 2004
Forum- Re-positioning performance art today, 2.00pm to 6pm
Alfian SaÅat (Singapore)
Ho Tzu Nyen (Singapore)
Cheo Chai Hiang (Singapore/Australia)
Ray Langenbach (Malaysia/ U.S.A.)
Lee Weng Choy (Moderator)
Live performance presentation, 7.00pm onwards
Alwin Reamillo (Australia)
Juliana Yasin (Singapore) & Cassandra Schultz (Australia)
Irma Optimist (Finland)
Iwan Wijono (Indonesia)
Andree Weschler (Singapore/France)
12th December 2004, 7.00pm onwards
Live performance presentation
Alastair Maclennan (U.K./ Northern Ireland)
Yuan Moro O’campo (The Philippines)
He ChengYao (China)
Lin Kai Lie (Singapore)
"What aLive!" video screening,
8 to 12 December, 12.00 noon to 6.30pm
There will be screening of video documentation of performance art in the lower gallery at Sculpture Square.
Performance art has always been a “live” experience. All performance artists and educated audiences of performance art would vouch for that. However, there has been much documentation in other media such as photography and video, which have provided a possibility for performance art to be seen and continued to be in discussion long after the “live” event. We would like to present some foremost examples of how this can be done by presenting some of the best documentation and “re-presentations” of “live’ performances on video. Selected videos will be screened during the Future of Imagination # 2 event.
1) Compilations#1 (total duration: 46':00")
Excerpts from : "2nd Open Art Festival - Sichuan China 2001",
from the video documentation film "China Moon" by Lee Wen
1) Despina Olbric Marianou
2) Shu Yang
3) Myriam Laplante
4) Anita Cahill
5) Tian Liu Sha
6) Jozsef Juhasz
7) System HM2T; Helge Meyer & Marco Teubner with Lee Wen
Excerpts from : "Theertha International Artists Workshop 2001",
Lunaganga, Sri Lanka
Excerpts from : Recontre Int’l d’art performance de Quebec 2002,
LELIEU, Quebec, Canada
1) Elvira Santa Maria (3:34)
2) Boris Nieslony (2:18)
3) Lee Wen (3:34)
4) Black Market International (7:48)
2) Busan Biennale 2004 (duration: 20':38")
Sea Art Festival
1) Zo Sung Jin
2) Akiyo Tsubakihara
3) Boris Nieslony
4) Chumpon Apisuk
1) Lee Wen
2) Bui Cong Khanh
3) Kim Chun Ki
4) Boris Nieslony
3) "Alter-Native Dialogues" (duration: 30':08")
- "Alter-Native Dialogues" James Luna & Lee Wen (duration: 24':12")
- "You Bet!" (5':56"), Performance by Lee Wen & James Luna, International House of Japan, Tokyo, May 2002
4) "Audible range 1,2,3,4,6" (duration: 30’)
An attempt to an objective way of looking at performance art through how artists uses basic materials such as sound, furniture, space etc. This video is part of an encyclopaedic project, which was produced by Boris Nieslony, performance artist and initiator of the most concise documentation and archive of performance art in Europe. Done in collaboration with video documentation team of Radical Egal and Roland Bergère, it shows a possibility of studying performance art stripped down to a focal description of action, object and the artist’s body.
5) Video documentation of "Artists Investigating Monuments"
A video documentation of some of the performances during The Artists Village participation in SENI Singapore 2004, Art and the Contemporary.
under the project of 'AIM II - Artists Investigating Monuments' in the 'Home Fronts' exhibition of SENI.
SENI Singapore 2004, Art and the Contemporary is a multi-venue project organised by National Arts Council and the Singapore Art Museum of the National Heritage Board on contemporary art focusing on contemporary practices of Southeast Asia and beyond.
The theme 'Home Fronts' aims to investigate the often-fluid notions of place, locations and boundaries, characterised by the permeability of social and geographical spaces. The theme may also explore in relation to displacement, dispossession, migration and diasporas - voluntary or enforced - often exacerbated by continuing social tensions caused by impacts of urbanisation and capitalism. Economic inequalities, social injustices and political tensions formed localised dimensions for the larger global dynamics. Art groups have been invited to explore the theme through inter-related concepts of locations, dislocations, multi-locations and non-locations
An objective of AIM is to invite artistic response to existing monuments and heritage sites; in this way re-presenting its original meanings as artistic findings. The other objective is to invite artistic response to create new monuments; with contrasting or affiliated practices in relation to local cultural ideas, alos an opportunity to gather artists with different professionals from various disciplines so as to achieve awareness of each other’s specialized practices.
The first AIM project was staged at 4 main locations around the Singapore’s city area; Raffles Landing Site, Former Merlion Park, Hong Lim Park and The Substation (where a documentation exhibition of AIM project was presented). AIM started with questions surrounding the relevance of public monuments and sculptures. The project later developed its findings into issues of the permanent over the ephemeral, notions of collective memories and social issues surrounding specific sites.
Artists explored the dual meanings of monument in AIM II. On the one hand, it represents official meanings, on the other, it represent the individual’s or collectives’ struggle or resistance at one point in time of history. AIM II explored the past meanings of specific monuments in relation to their present accountability. Documentation of past AIM events were presented at SAM. Site-specific AIM II projects presented by the artists for the program of SENI took place at Singapore Art Museum and public sites around Singapore.
Organised by Lee Wen and Jason Lim
Co-presented by Future of Imagination and Sculpture Square Limited
Botero and Ju Ming: A Dialogue with the Masters
Organised by Singapore Art Museum
Be part of this rare and momentous occasion which brings together world-renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero, and one of Asia’s foremost sculptors, Ju Ming, as they share and relate their artistic and cultural experiences and art practices in this public forum.
Thursday, 9 December 2004, 6.00pm
Suntec Singapore, Theatre (Level 2)
Entrance via Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre
Admission to the dialogue is free but registration required. Refreshments will be provided. Limited edition posters and goodie bags will be given to early bird pre-registered guests. While stocks last!
To register, please email nhb_sam_programs followed by @nhb.gov.sg or call 6332 3220. Closing date: 3.00pm, 8 December. Please arrive at least half an hour earlier for seat reservations. Unclaimed reserved seats will be released 10 minutes to commencement.
For more information, log on to www.boteroinsingapore.com
Event supported by: Singapore Tourism Board, VW Special Projects, iPreciation, Suntec Singapore.
Artfields¡¯ Art Fair: from $5 to $500
Buy Art this Christmas!
Dec 5, 2004 ¨C Jan 5, 2005
In a bid to get the public to buy art to support and keep artists making art, Artfields is hosting an art fair where you can buy original artworks at affordable prices ranging from $5 to $500. Instead of buying mass-produced merchandise, buy original artworks as they make the most unique and meaningful choices as gifts for Christmas, weddings, birthdays, housewarmings, baby shower keepsakes, and so on. Artworks will be placed at Gone Fishing caf¨¦ on consignment and 50% of the proceeds from the sale will go towards the Artfields¡¯ Art Fund. Art diaries, all sorts of creative writing, essays, poetry chapbooks, original music will also be available. Come support your favourite artists, poets, musicians and local philosophers at Artfields!
Attention artists! Those of you who are interested in selling your art works please bring your works to Gone Fishing Caf¨¦ no later than Saturaday, Dec 4th or contact Kenny at 67629901 or Leng at firstname.lastname@example.org
Batik Art Camp
Make a personalised Christmas Gift!
Sunday, December 5th 2004, 2-6pm
$40 per person (16 & up) ¨C 4 hr programme
At Artfields¡¯ Batik Art Camp, we will learn the ancient art of Batik Painting in an inter-disciplinary stu dy of art, poetry and music. All materials will be provided. Selected poems that engage art and music, such as Paul Klee and Frank O¡¯Hara, will be read. Artfields¡¯ Art Camps are led by practising professionals. Fee is primarily to cover materials cost and other out-of-pocket expenses. Instructors¡¯ fees are covered by the Artfields¡¯ Art Fund.
Please call to make reservations.
Art can no longer be contained in museums and galleries.
Art & Poetry by Madeleine Marie Slavick
Sunday, December 12th 2004, 3-5pm
"...the poet I enjoyed most was Slavick. Her elegant verses, deceptively simple, have a real nobility and dignity." - Bradley Winterton, Taipei Times
"In this new and meaty collection by Madeleine Marie Slavick, there is no shortage of fleeting insights to be unearthed like tiny gems from under the imagistically-rich topsoil of her lines. Each poem angles a restless torch at a dense, metaphorical landscape... " - Cyril Wong, poet, and literary critic, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore
88 poems on the humming city, on love and unlove, on nature, beautifully rendered into Chinese by Luo Hui. The book also includes 7 color photographs by the author. A bilingual edition
ISBN 988 97075 2 7| 154 pages | paperback | 2004 |
HK$88 / US$12
Madeleine visits from Hong Kong and will treat us to an afternoon of delightful poetry surprises. She will be reading from her latest book, delicate accessÎ¢ÃîÖ®Í¾ (translation by Luo Hui), a bilingual collection of poems on Hong Kong, Asia, nature, love, and color. Madeleine will also show a shortfilm (8 mins) of her COLORing words work and share with us a travelling exhibition of bilingual poems and colour photographs. MADELEINE MARIE SLAVICK A poet and photographer, editor and publisher, Madeleine has written the books: China - The Dragon Awakes (a Hong Kong bestseller 1995), Children in China (1997), the award-winning Round Poems and Photographs of Asia (1998), colo(u)r (2003), and delicate access (2004), which includes an exhibition as well as a volume of poetry. Her poetry appears internationally in journals and anthologies, in English, Chinese and German, and she has given readings and shown her photographs in Asia, Europe and North America. She also edits Oxfam Magazine and is a founder of Sixth Finger Press, which publishes Chinese and English literature. Originally from the United States, she lives in Hong Kong.
Family Art Camp (Tie Dye)
Sunday, January 16th 2004, 3-5pm
$10-30 per person depending on item chosen e.g. shirts, hankerchiefs etc. (3 & up) children below 12 has to be accompanied by an adult ¨C 2 hr programme
At Artfields¡¯ Family Art Camp, the whole family will be facilitated in inter-disciplinary studies of art, poetry and music. Artfields¡¯ Art Camps are led by practising professionalsIn this Tie Dye workshop, families will get to make T-shirts, bandanas, hankerchiefs, and scarves together. You can choose to make family prints or make individual art works and go wild with colours. Selected poems that engage ¡®colour¡¯ will be read. Fee is primarily to cover materials cost and other out-of-pocket expenses. Instructors¡¯ fees are covered by the Artfields¡¯ Art Fund.
Please call to make reservations.
Every age faces the unanswerable questions of 'what is art' and 'what does it do?' Artfields hopes not to provide answers to these perpetual questions, but facilitate their asking by new generations.
At Gone Fishing cafe, 15 Chu Lin Rd, off Hillview Ave, off Jalan Remaja, Tel: 67629901
Cheo Chai-Hiang, Ben Denham, Low Eng Teong
You are invited to
Meet the artists and performance night
6pm to 9pm
Wednesday 15 December 2004
The Art Gallery
National Institute of Education
Low Eng Teong
Works that involve
or interpreting of texts.
Four Corners 1 Cheo Chai-Hiang
Event URL: www.p-10.org/openstudios/
Little India Open Studios
4 and 5 December (Sat and Sun)
11am to 8 pm
The Little India Open Studios is the first time that all the contemporary visual artists, art groups and art spaces in Little India are coming together to hold an open house to the public. There are a total of 8 locations with more than 20 artists. Members of the public are welcomed to visit art spaces, see art exhibitions, check out artists’ studios, chat with the artists and see their new works.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity for a weekend of contemporary art, interesting conversation and good company!
For more information, please contact p-10 (www.p-10.org/openstudios/ | 6294 0041 | or the individual participants as listed below.
PARTICIPATING ART GROUPS AND SPACES
The Artists Village
91A Hindoo Road | www.tav.org.sg | 6296 8707 | admin and followed by @tav.org.sg
59B Jalan Besar | nogstudio and followed by @yahoo.com.sg
The Other House
66 Rowell Road | wekraft and followed by @yahoo.com.sg
10 Perumal Road | www.p-10.org | 6294 0041 | admin and followed by @p-10.org
Plastique Kinetic Worms
61 Kerbau Road | www.pkworms.org.sg | 6292 7783 | admin and followed by @pkworms.org.sg
[Please note that PKW will be open until 7pm on 4 Dec (Sat) and 3pm on 5 Dec (Sun).]
From 10 Perumal Road (6294 0041 | admin and followed by @p-10.org):
Cheong Kah Kit
From 12A Perumal Road | ndovulee and followed by @yahoo.co.uk):
Lim Kok Boon
From 14A Perumal Road | chuyiac and followed by @starhub.net.sg):
Lee Chuen Ping
From 4B Perumal Road | chia_wei_hou and followed by @moe.edu.sg):
Chia Wei Hao
Heng Yew Seng
Ong Hui Har
From 66 Rowell Road | wekraft and followed by @yahoo.com.sg):
Teresa Teo Guttensohn
Annabelle Felise Aw
From 91A Hindoo Road (6296 8707 | admin and followed by @tav.org.sg):
BOTERO IN SINGAPORE
FOR MORE UPDATES, PLEASE GO TO www.boteroinsingapore.com
Valentine Willie Fine Art
10A, SPB Tower, Jalan Batai, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Eve Ong has developed her ideas and vision through traveling, living and working in many different cultures and countries. She has been involved in the creative arts for many years. Eve studied Fine Art and Painting, as a student At LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts.
Title of Exhibition: Self-unveiled
un-titled Gallery – Eve Ong’s First Solo Exhibition
Official Opening Reception: Friday 10th December 2004, at 7pm
Exhibition Dates: 10th December 2004 until 31st December 2004
Time: 11am to 8pm Mondays to Saturdays
Exhibition Venue: un-titled Gallery, China Square Central, Marsh & McLennan Centre, 18 Cross Street #B1-21, Singapore 048423
Enquiries: Please call the gallery at +65 65387050
Nowhere is the human ego so deeply concerned than in the attempt to identify and understand the true self.
The development of the human spirit carries with it a need to learn about and understand our true self - to find our true and natural place in the physical and spiritual world that surrounds us and lies within us and to find peace in identity and being.
The understanding of true self lies in the forces that dwell deep within us. We may create and switch identities to match our surroundings. We may wear our identity like a veil switching and changing to match, cope and survive the social, cultural, and political environments and human interactions we find the self in. We may carry our identity rigidly presenting a self we believe the world wants to see, and showing a self we imagine we and the world wants us to be.
The true self is the self that eventually looks beneath the created, imposed and imagined identities through a tapestry of thoughts, experiences, values and emotions to find a real and true identity. This process often takes form when the natural self starts to become alienated from the created identities. This process may evolve over time in stages, or emerge dramatically. We may look through the layers from the outside to the inner self, or from the inner self through the layers to the world outside.
Is the true self layers of experience and human interaction applied to a spiritual core - the sum and total of our created defences, identities and experiences? Or is the true self the naked core which has been blurred, defocused and filtered through those same layers? In order to complete the journey to the true self, do we need to remove the layers or simply be able to see through them and understand them.
In this exhibition the objective was to create works that attempts to unveil and show the true self in degrees, portraying different elements of self within the structure of each composition.
The visual elements attempt to show and focus on concepts that deal with social issues affecting self by trying to allow the viewer to visualise the complexity of self.
There are works that show how self develops through different stages and attempts to show the unveiling or breaking down of the conventional boundaries that affect self. Others works allow the viewer to journey into the space within self with strong colours used to depict layers, moods and emotions. Paint and structured composition with a multi-layered technique are used to display and define the complexities within the self.
un-titled gallery, provide an outlet for up and coming artists to showcase their work in media such as painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and new-media art.
un-titled aims to give a face to the exciting and exuberant new talent that is developing rapidly in the vibrant arts scene in Singapore.
THIS SUNDAY Dec 5th!
Come and enjoy this exciting day of art making and buying!
Help support local artists! Artfields Art Fair: from $5 to $500 Buy Art this Christmas!
Dec 5, 2004 to Jan 5, 2005 (at Gone Fishing Cafe, 15 Chulin Rd)
In a bid to get the public to buy art to support and keep artists making art, Artfields is hosting an art fair where you can buy original artworks at affordable prices ranging from $5 to $500. Instead of buying mass-produced merchandise, buy original artworks as they make the most unique and meaningful choices as gifts for Christmas, weddings, birthdays, housewarmings, baby shower keepsakes, and so on. Artworks will be placed at Gone Fishing cafe on consignment and 50% of the proceeds from the sale will go towards the Artfields' Art Fund. Art diaries, all sorts of creative writing, essays, poetry chapbooks, and original music will also be available. Come support your favourite artists, poets, musicians and local philosophers at Artfields!
Attention artists! Those of you who are interested in selling your art works please bring your works to Gone Fishing Cafe no later than Friday, Dec 3rd or contact Kenny at 67629901 or Leng at email@example.com for alternative arrangements.
Batik Art Camp
Make a personalised Christmas gift!
Sunday, December 5th 2004, 2-6pm (at Gone Fishing, 15 Chulin Rd)
$40 per person (16 & up) for a 4 hr programme
At Artfields' Batik Art Camp, we will learn the ancient art of Batik Painting in an inter-disciplinary study of art, poetry and music. All materials will be provided. Selected poems that engage art and music, such as Paul Klee and Frank O'Hara, will be read. Artfields' Art Camps are led by practising professionals. Fee is primarily to cover materials cost and other out-of-pocket expenses. Instructors' fees are covered by the Artfields' Art Fund.
Art can no longer be contained in museums and galleries.
STPI is please to offer one-day Children's Workshop
18 December 2004
at STPI Papermill
from 10am to 4pm
for children aged 8 - 12 (maximum 12 children)
cost: $50 per child (deposit of $25 required for registration)
Let your hands stir up a magical journey that transforms cotton fiber into paper. Take a journey that dips your hands in the history of hand-papermaking. Merchants and travelers carried the secrets of papermaking around the world. Step onto that path with Master papermaker Richard Hungerford. Take the opportunity to explore this "living" history as it applies to creating art. This will be a "hand-on" journey of materials and creative discovery. Mix, splash and blend coloured paper pulps to make distinct works of abstract expression.
Be prepared to get wet!
Please bring lunch and extra change of T-shirts or top. Snacks & Drinks will be provided.
Rabbit and his hungry ForestFriend, Red Fox embark on a Rrrrrisky Adventure at +65 Comme des Garçons Guerrilla Store!
limited edition Red Fox+Comme des Garçons objects will be on sale, so do check them out. Rabbit hopes to see you there tomorrow on the opening day, 3/12/2004 Friday between 11am - 8pm.
the exhibits will be on display throughout the week.
STPI is please to offer
One-Day Collograph Workshops
11th Dec or 18th Dec 2004
at STPI Main Gallery
from 3pm to 6pm
for ANYONE 7years and above
cost: $25 per person
(Please reply to this email with preferred session time and number of people to confirm attendance)
Create your own print and have it exhibited at the STPI Gallery.
Join us for a day of fun, where our experts teach you how to make a collograph print. We will take you through the entire process of coming up with an idea/design and the step by step techniques that will turn your idea into a work of art. Your completed works will be combined to make one large print and displayed in our "End of Year Exhibition". We have saved the wall space...now all we need are the prints from you!
See you all at the workshop.